Contempo events

Get inspired by your surroundings; get engaged with art and culture; get in touch with like-minded people. Get along to a Contempo event at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Most are also open to non-members.

  • In situ: Janet Laurence

    Go behind the scenes in an artist’s studio

    Saturday 30 August 2014, 1pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image courtesy the artist

  • Art Bus: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

    A curator-led tour of BINNS + VALAMANESH

    Saturday 6 September 2014, 12.30pm

    Front of the Gallery | Duration 5 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Hossein and Angela Valamanesh Guardian 2010, courtesy Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

  • Studio tour: Tony Albert, Natalya Hughes, Jason Wing

    Go behind the scenes with contemporary artists

    Saturday 13 September 2014, 1pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Jason Wing street art. Courtesy Libby Lloyd

  • Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prize artists talk

    Hear from three of the 2014 finalists

    Wednesday 17 September 2014, 6.30pm

    Major exhibition gallery | Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Tim Maguire Cate, take 1 / Cate, take 2 (detail), Archibald Prize 2014 finalist and Kate Beynon Sangeeta and Fuji, Archibald Prize 2014 finalist

  • Portrait printmaking: stamp your face

    Learn how to linocut your portrait

    Sunday 21 September 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image courtesy Libby Lloyd

  • Face off

    Portrait drawing with Mike Barnard

    Sunday 27 July 2014, 1pm
    Sunday 17 August 2014, 1pm
    Saturday 27 September 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Mike Barnard Ian 2009 (detail)

  • Art Bus: Campbelltown Arts Centre

    A curator-led tour of 'The List'

    Saturday 4 October 2014, 12.30pm

    Front of the Gallery | Duration 5 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd live performance for The List, Campbelltown Arts Centre

  • BLAK DOUGLAS: Studio and collection tour

    Artist studio and collection visit

    Saturday 11 October 2014, 1pm

    Duration 2 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy BLAK DOUGLAS.

  • Costumed figure drawing

    Life model and drapery workshop

    Saturday 25 October 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: istock image

  • Pop printing workshop

    Print like a pop artist

    Saturday 1 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Libby Lloyd.

  • Drawing with thread workshop

    Experiment with stitching to draw

    Sunday 16 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner

  • Contempo hang: curators talk

    A members only event to celebrate Contempo acquisitions

    Wednesday 19 November 2014, 6.30pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 2 hours | Free, bookings required

    Image: courtesy Sophie Harrington

  • Pop painting workshop

    Let Howard Arkley inspire you to paint

    Saturday 22 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: Howard Arkley Triple fronted (detail) 1987 © The Estate of Howard Arkley, Courtesy Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art

  • Introduction to soft sculpture

    Stitch your own pop inspired sculpture

    Sunday 23 November 2014, 1pm

    Art Gallery Society (members lounge) | Duration 3 hours | Charges apply

    Image: courtesy Alex Falkiner